Monthly Archives: August 2010

World Data Products sold

World Data Products Inc., a firm that sells refurbished networking and computer equipment, has been sold to a private-equity firm for an undisclosed amount.

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Boehner fundraises for Demmer while Walz campaign highlights Social Security issue

By Heather Carlson The Post-Bulletin, Rochester MN U.S. House Minority Leader John Boehner traveled to Minnesota on Monday to host a fundraiser for Republican 1st Congressional District candidate Randy Demmer.

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The Lighting Industry and Mercury Use

The lighting industry has reduced the amount of mercury used in fluorescent lamps to ensure the safety of people who handle these lamps and the environment.

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10 Fair freebies

Why do Minnesotans who already have a perfectly good yardstick at home continue to pick up a new one at the State Fair every year? “‘Cause they’re free,” said Josh DeBoer, 16, of Minnetonka.

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The Rules Are Strict for a Condo Loan

If you’re not paying cash, then you’re definitely getting a condo loan to finance a condo.



It’s not as easy as you may think. Condo loans aren’t like regular loans. You’ve got to jump through a bunch of hoops to make sure the development qualifies for the loan. Not every complex will qualify. Some lenders will make only owner occupant loans on condos. Others want the percentage of rentals to be very low. Heck, with some of the condo prices lately, you’ve got to wonder why even get a loan. Some of them are selling for the price of a used car.

It might be cheaper and easier to just pay cash . . . read more about how to get a Condo Loan.

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The Rules Are Strict for a Condo Loan originally appeared on About.com Home Buying / Selling on Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 05:00:28.

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Ruling has Dakota County cities rethinking variances

Minnesota homeowners seeking even a few inches more than what a city’s zoning ordinance allows to build a fence, porch or addition could be in for a rude awakening.

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Paying the piper with your nest egg

The days of using your house as a piggy bank are over and it’s harder to get a consumer loan these days.

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Paying the piper with your nest egg

The days of using your house as a piggy bank are over and it’s harder to get a consumer loan these days.

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Zebra mussels zeroing in on area lakes

Watershed officials on a high alerta By Forrest Adams Last summer zebra mussels were discovered in Prior Lake and this summer in Lake Minnetonka, sandwiching the communities of Chanhassen, Eden Prairie, Victoria, Chaska and Shakopee.

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Introducing the 2002 MDEA Panel of Jurors

Each year’s MDEA program begins with the selection of an impartial, multidisciplinary panel of jurors.

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